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Welcome to Gliden ...

Gliden is located in Chowan County<1>.

The location of Gliden has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Gliden is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Gliden lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Gliden lies within the (252) area code.

Communities near Gliden ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Gliden.

  • Edenton [Chowan County]
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    • Edenton [Chowan County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Gliden
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,567 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edenton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edenton<5>
  • Hertford [Perquimans County]
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    • Hertford [Perquimans County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Gliden
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,143 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hertford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hertford<5>
  • Winton [Hertford County]
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    • Winton [Hertford County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Gliden
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 712 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winton<5>
  • Winfall [Perquimans County]
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    • Winfall [Perquimans County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Gliden
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 620 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winfall<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cofield [Hertford County]
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      • Cofield [Hertford County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Gliden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 363 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cofield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Gatesville [Gates County]
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      • Gatesville [Gates County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Gliden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 290 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gatesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gatesville<5>
    • Powellsville [Bertie County]
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      • Powellsville [Bertie County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Gliden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 239 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Powellsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Colerain [Bertie County]
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      • Colerain [Bertie County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Gliden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 172 people
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    • Harrellsville [Hertford County]
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      • Harrellsville [Hertford County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Gliden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 95 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrellsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Snow Hill [Perquimans County]
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      • Snow Hill [Perquimans County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Gliden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snow Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Gliden. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Gliden.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Gliden. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Gliden.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Gliden. See our Newspapers Page for Gliden.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gliden ...

Looking for more information about Gliden? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Gliden, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Gliden.

Adding Gliden to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Gliden in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Gliden was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Gliden on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of North Carolina

About Chowan County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Gliden. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Chowan County: www.chowancounty-nc.gov/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Chowan, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gliden - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Gliden) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gliden. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.3204, Longitude: -76.6141       In this case, the coordinates for Gliden have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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